The role of the UEFA referee observer

Ray Ellingham, elite referee coach, fitness expert & referee developmental officer at the Football Association of Wales has kindly agreed to walk us through the UEFA referee observer role during…


The Duchatelet family’s international football empire

The following article is an English translation of this article: A Duchatelet család nemzetközi futballbirodalma written by Aranyossy Áron The Duchatelet family bought Újpest FC on 19th October 2011.…


Kassai exonerated in false racism claim made against him.

This week Dr. Megyes Géza, Magistrate Judge in Györ ruled that Kassai Viktor did not make a racist remark towards Patrick Mevoungou during the DVTK v Vasas match on 29 April 2017. By way of…


A half Century of penalties.

As the NB1 has hit the 50 mark of penalties we decided to have a look at all of the penalties given and analyse them while we were at it. It’s a joint effort between Chris Barrett and myself, bmb.…


Viktor Kassai and the secretive world of the MLSz refereeing department

It is now public knowledge that Viktor Kassai has not been selected for the World Cup in Russia 2018. Gayle Hope takes a look at the reasons why and delves a bit deeper into the secretive world of…


The Mighty Magyars' Alternative History

Tomasz Mortimer takes you through a fictionised history of what might have happened to Hungarian football had the Hungarian revolution not gone the way it had. The fiction starts from 1956... 1952:…